Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has faced demands to make a Holyrood statement on the country's crumbling police stations.
Highland Tory MSP Donald Cameron yesterday gave his support to Western Isles proposal to teach youngsters in Gaelic after a frontbench colleague criticised the plan.
Scotland’s largest teaching union has launched a national survey to examine how increasing workloads are contributing to rising stress levels.
Nicola Sturgeon was yesterday attacked over "mouldy, rat infested and leaking" police stations after her Justice Secretary claimed complaints about the buildings were exaggerated.
A SNP MSP yesterday claimed that plans to merge Highlands and islands air traffic control (ATC) may be against new Scottish Government laws designed to protect island communities.
Doric should be given the same amount of Scottish Government funding as Gaelic, a North-East MSP said yesterday.
Work carried out on two delayed and over-budget CalMac ferries has to be redone because of a flawed design process, MSPs have heard.
Student representatives yesterday warned soaring debt is having a major impact on the mental health of those in further education.
Michael Matheson was yesterday urged to postpone Highlands and Islands air traffic control centralisation amid warnings the move will damage remote economies.
Sepsis cases recorded by NHS Highland have risen over the last three years, official figures have revealed.
A quango set up to promote Gaelic has been branded a "total disaster" by politicians who say bosses are failing to justify their massive salaries.
Nicola Sturgeon has promised to meet MSPs’ demands for a wide-ranging review of Scottish schools to tackle “weaknesses” in the education system.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson has been urged to ensure the cost of the £49.5 million Haudagain roundabout project does not spiral further.
Scottish Conservative leadership hopeful Jackson Carlaw promised tax breaks for nurses, teachers and police officers if he gets into government.
Jackson Carlaw has revealed he does not expect another independence referendum in the 2020s - suggesting one should not be held for decades.
The public spending watchdog has raised fears that opportunities may have been "missed" when multi-million-pound City Deals were agreed for Aberdeen and Inverness.
About £70 million of government cash has been spent so far on the City Region Deals for Aberdeen and Inverness.
Banff and Buchan Coast MSP Stewart Stevenson has claimed the Tories will sell out the fishing industry in EU talks.
The prospect of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients getting a new drug has been welcomed on the island which has Scotland's highest rate of the disease.
SNP MSP Gail Ross has said she is seeking an urgent meeting with FlyBe bosses to protect jobs and rural airlinks following reports of a potential collapse.
Transport Secretary Michael Matheson yesterday declined to apologise for problems blighting the Caledonian Sleeper when challenged at Holyrood.
NHS Grampian chief executive Amanda Croft has admitted that the 12-week target for all patients to be seen by an orthopaedic consultant will not be met until March next year.
‘The cracks are showing on our high streets and in our communities’: COSLA launches campaign against local government cuts
Cracks are beginning to show in Scotland's towns and cities and on their high streets amid worrying levels of cuts, Scotland's Finance Secretary has been told.
The Scottish Government has been urged to sort out staffing “problems” at HMP Grampian prison in Peterhead, and return young offenders to the institution.
The girl guide movement has attacked the Scottish Government for failing to support plans to offer free sanitary products to all women who need them.
It may be seven years until businesses and homes in the north and north-east can call upon superfast broadband it emerged yesterday.
Environment activists yesterday disrupted Holyrood in a protest against the oil and gas industry as Nicola Sturgeon was attacked over the SNP’s stance on Heathrow expansion.
Politicians will examine the impact the delayed launch of two new CalMac ferries is having on island communities as part of an inquiry into the vessels’ £100 million cost over-runs.
Children were subjected to horrendous levels of physical, emotional and sexual assault while at the Aberlour Orphanage in Moray, the Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry has concluded.
The number of estimated smokers in Scotland has risen for the first time in seven years, figures have shown.
Interim Scottish Conservative leader Jackson Carlaw yesterday confirmed he intends to stand for the position on a permanent basis as nominations opened to replace Ruth Davidson.
Health boards in northern Scotland carried out 88 reviews into blunders which caused harm to patients last year – including at least four which involved a death.